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General Disease — 16 February 2013
Small Pox

Small Pox

Smallpox is a potentially deadly infection caused by the variola virus. Severe illness followed by a blisterlike body rash are the telltale signs of smallpox. Symptoms develop about 12 days after exposure.

What is smallpox?

Smallpox is a potentially deadly infection caused by the variola virus. Severe illness followed by a blisterlike body rash are the telltale signs of smallpox. Symptoms develop about 12 days after exposure.

For centuries, smallpox was a worldwide cause of death, killing about 30% of people infected.   However, after a decade-long effort, the last natural case of smallpox occurred in 1977. In 1980, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the disease eradicated. Because the smallpox (vaccinia) vaccine poses a slight risk of serious reactions, including death, routine vaccinia vaccination was ended in the United States in 1972.

Variola virus is known to exist in laboratories at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and at the Institute of Virus Preparations in Siberia, Russia, and may also exist in poorly secured laboratories elsewhere. Since the recent increase in global terrorist activities, there has been renewed concern that smallpox could be used as a bioterrorist weapon.

 

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